Book # 54, begin no. 39810, end 40327

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 54, Jan. 31, 1959 -- Sept. 13, 1959 (39810 - 40327)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1959

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 31 January to 13 September 1959 in Virginia; Maryland; New York; New Hampshire; Pennsylvania; North Carolina; Tennessee; Manitoba, and Quebec, Canada. Collector numbers 39810-40327 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Also included are travel and vegetation observation notes from Connecticut, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. A map of Spring Mills State Park, Indiana can be found between pages 38 and 39. A typed report of Excursion 3 - Napierville can be found in the back of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 31, 1959

End Date

Sep 13, 1959

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • Canada
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • New Hampshire
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library